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Preview: Siena vs. Canisius

The Siena Saints (12-4, 5-0) host the Canisius Golden Griffins (8-8, 3-2) at the Times Union Center, 7pm Monday night.  The game will be broadcast on Time Warner Cable channel 3.  The Saints are tied for the third longest home court winning streak in the country at 29 with Dayton and Pittsburgh, behind Kansas (51) [...]

Iorizzo: Kansas Transfer Visiting

Next week Quintrell Thomas will visit Siena according to Pete Iorizzo. It’s about time we start swiping from transfers from big name schools. If he decided to transfer to Siena, he would be eligible for the 2010-2011 season and be a RS sophomore.

Big Night In Hoops

Siena’s Bracketbuster opponent, Northern Iowa, lost at home tonight to Drake 47-46. This is their second loss in a row. Both teams shot under 39% from the floor and committed a total of 37 turnovers between the two teams. The loss tonight for UNI puts them in a tie for 1st the Missouri Valley Conference, [...]

ESPN TV, Kansas

Last night, #16 Kansas was defeated by bordering state and Big 12 rival #19 Missouri in a thriller. Kansas fell apart in the last four minutes of play, committing unforced turnovers and allowing Missouri to hang around before they closed the game with a 11-2 run. A game that featured three jump balls in the [...]

ESPN Insider: Siena

Mike Hume at ESPN.com Insider mentioned the Saints briefly in his column Tuesday, Take Siena, a tournament team that knocked off Vanderbilt last year and returned all its starters. The Saints couldn’t snag a win against Tennessee nor Oklahoma State nor even Wichita State at the Old Spice Classic. They also lost at Pittsburgh and [...]

Moore Of That

Last night was a moral victory for the Saints, who hung with the Jayhawks the entire way. The difference in the game was a 25-1 run which extended the Kansas lead to 20 in the middle of the first half. The Saints charged back in the second half, (finally) utilizing the three point line to [...]

Kansas 91, Siena 84

(AP Story) LAWRENCE, Kan. — Cole Aldrich had a career-high 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Kansas held off Siena 91-84 Tuesday night after nearly blowing a 20-point lead. Kansas (11-3) was hoping to avoid a letdown after knocking off then-14th-ranked Tennessee on Saturday and jumped on Siena early with a 25-1 run to go [...]

Preview: Siena @ Kansas

The Siena Saints will face the defending national champion Kansas Jayhawks tonight. It seemed from the outset this would be a transition year for Kansas, who returned just one starter in Sherron Collins. But Bill Self‘s club has held its own, most recently fending off #18 Tennessee 92-85 at home. Collins can drive the basketball [...]

Weekend Round Up

Hopefully, you’ve gotten most of your Christmas shopping done and you had some time Saturday afternoon to kick back, relax, and enjoy some quality college hoops. If you didn’t– and you were out searching for Princess Unicorn, well that’s why I’m here. Sure, there was the Overtime dog fight of Georgetown/Memphis on CBS, but there [...]

One on One: Ken Pomeroy

Here we have Ken Pomeroy writer for Basketball Prospectus. His first book, College Basketball Prospectus 2008-09, will hit bookstores on October 28th. Just look at the high praise from his blurb on Amazon: Ken Pomeroy is routinely described on college hoop blogs as the Bill James of college basketball. Ken was a writer for ESPN [...]